The death has been announced of a former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi.
Ajimobi died at the age of 70, close family members say.
Ajimobi’s death is linked to COVID-19 as he was reported to have secondary medical problems.
According to the family, the immediate past governor must have died over a week ago and that news of his death was kept away from them.
The confirmation of the former governor’s death came a week after the news broke that he had died after a brief illness at a Lagos specialist hospital.